Books Quotes

Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.

Francis Bacon

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky

The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they do not read.

Heywood Broun

So many read good books and get nothing, because they read them over cursorily, slightly, superficially.

Thomas Brooks

Books may preach when the author cannot, when the author may not, when the author dares not, yes, and which is more, when the author is not.

Thomas Brooks

A good book is never exhausted. It goes on whispering to you from the wall.

Anatole Broyard

In science, read, by preference the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classics are always modern.

Edward George Earl Bulwer Lytton

I read because I love the experience, because it is a powerful teacher of life, because it transforms me.

Leo Babauta

A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.

Laura Welch Bush

It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.

James Baldwin

Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.

Jim Rohn

I read because I love the experience, because it is a powerful teacher of life, because it transforms me.

Leo Babauta

A book is simply the container of an idealike a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.

Angela Carter

The true University of these days is a Collection of Books.

Thomas Carlyle

The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.

Laura Welch Bush

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